New York Times, Monday, September 27, 1993

Author: Bette Sue Cohen
Editor: Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tense : TAUT
5. Label for a sale : RETAG
10. Celebration : GALA
14. ___ regni : ANNO
15. Ancient marketplace : AGORA
16. Hitters' stats : RBIS
17. By the ___ (barely) : SKINOFONESTEETH
20. Lecher of myth : SATYR
21. Dessert forerunners : ENTREES
22. Feudal figure : SERF
25. Track transport in Tampico : TREN
26. One of a well-known seven : SEA
29. Charge for a cannon : LOAD
31. ___ time (individually) : ONEATA
35. Diamond figures : UMPS
37. Familiar byline : ANON
39. Persian Empire founder : CYRUS
40. Act impulsively : GOHEADOVERHEELS
43. Listing : ATILT
44. Glacial snow : NEVE
45. Reversal of stet : DELE
46. Fixes clocks for D.S.T. : RESETS
48. Milieu of 26 Down : RING
50. Be permissive : LET
51. Actor James from the Bronx : CAAN
53. Tasty flatfish : SOLE
55. Knuckler, slider, etc. : PITCHES
58. R.N. nemesis in W.W. II : UBOAT
62. With barely enough to get by on : FROMHANDTOMOUTH
65. Novelist Jaffe : RONA
66. Broadcast again : REAIR
67. Prefer : LIKE
68. To ___ (everyone) : AMAN
69. Set a price : ASKED
70. Englishman's expression : ISAY
1. Soviet news agency : TASS
2. Paul from Ottawa : ANKA
3. Squadron or wing : UNIT
4. Bennett and Roberts : TONYS
5. Luftwaffe's foe : RAF
6. Kind of trip : EGO
7. Color quality : TONE
8. "___ You Glad You're You?": 1945 song : ARENT
9. Stomach: Comb. form : GASTRO
10. Full of envy : GREENEYED
11. ___ in one's bonnet : ABEE
12. Wagons ___ (European sleeping cars) : LITS
13. Bat wood : ASH
18. Hershiser : OREL
19. Defensive excavation : TRENCH
23. Yellow Brick, for one : ROAD
24. Papal cape : FANON
26. ___ Ray Leonard : SUGAR
27. Chew the scenery : EMOTE
28. Garden pest : APHIS
30. It's opposite Calais : DOVER
32. Spinning : AREEL
33. Veil material : TULLE
34. Balance-sheet item : ASSET
36. New England town official : SELECTMAN
38. Isle near St. Christopher : NEVIS
41. Take by writ : ATTACH
42. She succeeded Barr : RENO
47. It's 3.5 million square miles : SAHARA
49. Sullen : GLUM
52. Baby boys, in Madrid : NENES
54. Town near Salerno : EBOLI
55. "___ Night," 1980 horror film : PROM
56. Island off Mull : IONA
57. Pierre is its cap. : SDAK
59. Affirmatives in Arles : OUIS
60. One of the Aleutians : ATKA
61. "___ asked me how I knew..." : THEY
62. Monastery figure : FRA
63. Formal must : TIE
64. Central Neb. city : ORD

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